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Focus is defined as to direct one’s attention or efforts. It also means to cause to converge on a perceived point, like a point at which things meet. So it is like a coming together.

In yoga we practice focus a lot through both poses and breathing practices as we align the body and mind in a harmonious way.

Achieving better focus or concentration is not really that difficult when one knows where to look for help. Continue Reading >>

Hatha yoga is probably the oldest form of yoga known today. It dates back 5000 years to the time of the Vedas (Holy texts) and has been practiced ever since. It is a gentler type of yoga offering more basic asana practice (postures) and breath focus (pranayama) to bring you peace and relaxation. It has many benefits and here we would like to talk about Hatha Yoga health benefits.

Knowing Hatha Yoga

Hatha yoga is known as the yoga for the physical body. Its Sanskrit name is “Ha” which represents the sun and “tha” which represents the moon. Continue Reading >>

Yoga mats are a must for doing yoga and since they vary in weight, thickness and color it’s good to do some research before choosing the right mat for you.

We have a good review of yoga mats, along with some great recommended mats as well, and you can see a lot of good information on mats like features, lengths and thickness as it does all depend on the type of yoga you do and how often you practice. Continue Reading >>

Prana is a Sanskrit word that means ‘life force’ and is the breath or vital energy in the body. The energy that exists within and around the physical body in yoga we call the prana energy.

The Chinese call it “chi” the Japanese “qi,” Egyptians named it “ka” and the Greek pneuma. You have heard of Qi Gong, Tai Chi, and Reiki in the eastern practices. To yogis it is known as “prana.”

Prana is viewed as having the qualities of a “nutrient” that can be taken into the body. Because prana is present in the air, breathing exercises are believed to have a central role in promoting health. Continue Reading >>

Each day as soon as we wake up we want to get off to a good start. The best beginning is when we feel fresh and are hopefully thinking and seeing clearly.

Some people jump right out of bed while others lay there for awhile and cherish the nights sleep and the fresh feeling of the new day.

It is good at the start of each day to take a few minutes and “get your bearings straight”, to focus on the fact that it is a new day and it can be a great one for you. When you start out good then you set the beginning for having daily positive thoughts. Continue Reading >>

Shapeshifter Yoga is a well thought out program of videos and instructions for all levels of practitioners that does some wonderful things for your body. It can help you melt away flab and reshape your body in as little as one hour a week! And it does it without crunches, cardio, or ever setting foot in a gym!

With Shapeshifter Yoga you can do this body-shaping and fat loss program wherever you want, whenever you want. You don’t have to get in your car, drive to the gym or a park, and then back home. You get unlimited access to instructional videos for every single pose in the program. Continue Reading >>

Jalandhara Bandha (Chin Lock) is one of the three main Bandhas or locks practised in yoga. It is practiced, either by itself or with the other two bandhas (Mula Bandha and Uddiyana Bandha), to manage the prana (breath) and mostly to increase strength and vitality.

It is also called the throat lock and what it does is restrict the upward flow of energy (prana). It is most often used during periods of breath retention (kumbhaka), but it can also be practiced without holding the breath. Continue Reading >>

Hiranyagarbha, meaning the Golden Womb or Golden Egg.

According to the Shiva Maha Puran, after the end of the fight between Chathur-mukh Brahma and The preserver Vishnu about who were the superior among them,

Lord Shiva assigns the duties to Lord Vishnu and Chatur-mukh Brahma, in order to start the Creation (Srusti) of the world.

He assigns the duty of creating the Universe to Chathur-mukh Brahma and the duty of preserving and controlling his creation to Lord Vishnu. Soon after, they went to perform their duties. Continue Reading >>

Here we have the good book Inner Meditations: Getting Started – Full Description

This super-easy and fun meditation book allows you to get started immediately on learning the facts about meditation and you can start anywhere – at work, on vacation, at home, anywhere. Meditation doesn’t need to be complicated. It’s a simple process although so many teachers make it complicated by introducing too much vocabulary, dozens of rules to follow, many books to read, etc.

 

 

In this lovely book we offer comprehensive information about meditation such as:

  • Why people do meditation
  • What benefits meditation offers
  • Several types of meditation you can start now
  • Instruction on meditating
  • Tips for learning and practicing meditation
  • Helpful advice for practicing meditation
  • Questions people have about meditation with answers

This book is a book of Peace and features meditation techniques that can put you in peace and tranquility. All of the included meditations can be practiced together and there is enough explanation to get started now! Continue Reading >>

In yoga a lunge is a basic standing pose that stretches and strengthens the whole body. A lunge is good for building balance and muscle strength and is a great practice to enhance your flexibility.

A lunge requires focus and attention but you don’t have to be able to do a handstand or advanced moves to enjoy the benefits of this yoga pose. It is appropriate for all levels of classes from pre-natal to advanced styles of yoga and is very good for runners because of its strong stretch in hamstrings and hip flexors. Continue Reading >>

How to live a long, happy and healthy life is something everyone is looking for. We all want to live to be 100 years old, so how to increase that? How to add more life into our years? How can we preserve our youth? What causes aging? Can human bodies become immortal? These are the most fundamental questions we ask ourselves all the time.

Now that we’re living longer — average life expectancy has risen from age 50 to 75 over the last century — the drive to extend our stay here on earth is much higher. Continue Reading >>

Businessman meditate on the floor in front of his laptop. Shot from above, focus on man.

Experience The Joy & Freedom Of Optimum Brain Health In Days, Without Drugs Or Overpriced Treatments.

Here is a good meditation program using Sound and Light meditations to reduce stress, prevent brain disease, improve your memory and even boost your I.Q. It only requires a few minutes a day to get you happier and healthier along with just feeling better. It is a simple system that requires only a pair of headphones, your computer, or tablet or smartphone so you can practice anywhere.

REST Therapy has many benefits like:

Less Stress
Deeper Sleep
Improved Focus, Memory & I.Q
Increased Brain Health

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Doing yoga poses is a great way to stay fit and center the body and mind in a wholesome way. Moving into and out of postures in tandem with the breath provides an incredible platform for the mind-body connection, but it can be relaxing too.

The best yoga practices include breath work, how we conduct ourselves in life, self-discipline, and steps to meditation that result in enlightenment or feeling more at one with ourselves. Even though we all have a busy day there is still time to consider some yoga relaxation poses! Continue Reading >>

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